I realize the following is not news to anyone, just thought I'd remind folks it's official.Breaking election promise OK: Judge
Politicians can break campaign promises with impunity. An Ontario Superior Court judge has absolved Ontario premier Dalton McGinty of breaking an elaborately signed contract that promised not to raise or create new taxes. Justice Paul Rouleau said anyone who believes a campaign promise is naive about the democratic system.
Reprinted from the Calgary Herald, Sunday, January 30, 2005